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Chair of the Board of the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute, one of our Cancer Awareness Nurse Trainers, and two long-standing supporters are among those on the 2024 New Year Honours list Chair of the Board of the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute, one of our Cancer Awareness Nurse Trainers, and two long-standing supporters are among those on the 2024 New Year Honours list

by Jacob Smith | News | 5 January 2024

5 January 2024

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You may have seen the headlines this week about changes to cancer waiting time targets in England. But what do these changes mean for people with cancer?   You may have seen the headlines this week about changes to cancer waiting time targets in England. But what do these changes mean for people with cancer?  

by Sophia Lowes | Analysis | 17 August 2023

17 August 2023

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Ian Walker, Executive Director of Policy, Information and Communications, writes about some of the recent inequalities progress at Cancer Research UK Ian Walker, Executive Director of Policy, Information and Communications, writes about some of the recent inequalities progress at Cancer Research UK

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 2 August 2023

2 August 2023

Jac Samuel, Senior Research Nurse wearing her research nurse uniform

As part of our 20th anniversary we're celebrating our research nurses, who play a vital role in making sure patients are safe and cared for in clinical trials. As part of our 20th anniversary we're celebrating our research nurses, who play a vital role in making sure patients are safe and cared for in clinical trials.

by Ruth Boyd | Analysis | 7 December 2022

7 December 2022

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New reports highlight the impact of workforce issues on the ongoing patient backlog and patient outcomes across UK nations.   New reports highlight the impact of workforce issues on the ongoing patient backlog and patient outcomes across UK nations.  

by Lilly Matson | News | 9 June 2022

9 June 2022

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Covid-19 has changed the way we see the GP. While many have embraced remote appointments, others worry they could lead to missed or delayed cancer diagnoses. Covid-19 has changed the way we see the GP. While many have embraced remote appointments, others worry they could lead to missed or delayed cancer diagnoses.

by Michelle Ferguson | Analysis | 17 December 2021

17 December 2021

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We spoke to 4 people about why, when it comes to cancer, every second counts and why the Government must act now to ensure the NHS can catch more cancers early. We spoke to 4 people about why, when it comes to cancer, every second counts and why the Government must act now to ensure the NHS can catch more cancers early.

by Katie Roberts | In depth | 11 October 2021

11 October 2021

NHS building in Cheshire

Our chief executive, Michelle Mitchell, reflects on his cancer legacy and the challenges still facing Amanda Pritchard as she steps into the role. Our chief executive, Michelle Mitchell, reflects on his cancer legacy and the challenges still facing Amanda Pritchard as she steps into the role.

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 19 August 2021

19 August 2021

An audit of GP services in the UK has been launched today to find out how quickly cancer patients are referred. An audit of GP services in the UK has been launched today to find out how quickly cancer patients are referred.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 16 September 2016

16 September 2016

Deaths are higher in cancer patients whose GPs do not regularly send patients through the two-week urgent referral route for suspected cancer. Deaths are higher in cancer patients whose GPs do not regularly send patients through the two-week urgent referral route for suspected cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 14 October 2015

14 October 2015